|Job Announcement: EHS Infant/Toddler Teacher|
Through the Looking Glass (TLG) seeks an Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Teacher for its small Early Head Start Program. TLG is a Berkeley based and internationally recognized organization serving children and families with disabilities.
Title: Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Teacher
Benefits: TLG offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, long-term disability, and life insurance
Position Summary: Under the guidance of the EHS Director, provides quality primary care giving for infants or toddlers in a safe and supervised early care and education setting; Promotes the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Early Head Start children enrolled in the program; develops individual goals for children; provides screenings and on-going assessment; Follows all Head Start Program Performance Standards, agency policies, procedures and other applicable Federal and State regulations to successfully accomplish the TLG Early Head Start Program goals and objectives.
Education and Experience: BA/BS or enrolled in program leading to BA/BS in Early Childhood Education (ECE); OR in a field related to early childhood education and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience working with infants and toddlers; Training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition. Experience in child assessments, Infant/Toddler Curriculum and 2 years’ experience working with infants and toddlers with diverse needs in a center based program which includes children with disabilities.
Training Opportunity: TLG provides extensive training regarding early childhood development, adaptations for children or parents with disabilities, infant mental health, families with disabilities, video coaching/intervention and many other topics. Its EHS staff can participate in this training and can also receive support and training regarding health and nutrition issues from a specialized consultant.
General Requirements: Possession of a valid California driver’s license and current personal vehicle insurance preferred. Job may require the use of personal vehicle in successful completion of job duties and responsibilities. State regulations require current tuberculosis test upon employment and within every twenty-five (25) month thereafter. Current immunization records including (Pertussis and Measles) and verified fingerprint, child abuse and criminal records clearance before beginning work. Physical examination upon employment and within every fifteen (15) month thereafter.
Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Abilities:
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or ASL and/or other language ability based on program needs.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Possession of a valid California driver’s license and current personal vehicle insurance. Job requires the use of personal vehicle in successful completion of job duties and responsibilities. State regulations require a physical examination, current tuberculosis test, and verified fingerprint and criminal records clearance before beginning work.
Through the Looking Glass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply please fax or email resumes to TLG
CELEBRATING 34 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE DISABILITY COMMUNITY
Keywords: Early Head Start; Early Childhood Education